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Re: S36 implementation details

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2016 16:42:02 +0100
Message-ID: <5699134A.4040605@few.vu.nl>
To: <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
That's exact.

Antoine

On 1/15/16 4:39 PM, Frederik Baumgardt wrote:
> Thank you, Antoine!
>
> Did I understand correctly, that S36 is a convention and not implemented in the source file?
>
> Best,
> Frederik
>
> PS: Sorry for replying directly, didn’t realize it won’t go to the mailing list.
>
>> Am 15.01.2016 um 10:20 schrieb Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>:
>>
>> Dear Frederik,
>>
>> It's mostly a timing issue.
>> At the time SKOS was made OWL2 property chains were still a fresh notion. We were aware of their development but it seemed a bit premature to base the SKOS standard on them. Hence we didn't consider using them.
>> As a matter of fact the official OWL specification of SKOS is still an OWL1 one.
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Antoine
>>
>> On 1/15/16 3:53 PM, Frederik Baumgardt wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I’m wondering about this detail in SKOS whereby elements in a memberList of an OrderedCollection are also members of the same OC. It appears in this comment <https://github.com/AKSW/Xturtle/blob/develop/vocabularies/xturtle.skos/skos.ttl#L180> and in S36 <https://www.w3.org/TR/skos-reference/#collections> of the reference document, but I’m not able to find its implementation.
>>>
>>> On a sidenote, I am inclined to think of it as an owl:propertyChainAxiom, but that would require a property linking a list with its members without the rdf:List/rdf:rest{}/rdf:first indirection. Which has me wondering if a transitive property in place of rdf:rest positioned inside an owl:propertyChainAxiom — like so: ex:member owl:propertyChainAxiom (ex:rest ref:first) would achieve the desired effect.
>>>
>>> Sorry if I’m being ignorant of important skos/owl/rdf spec-details here. New to the field and still learning about the finer distinctions.
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Frederik Baumgardt
>>>
>>> --
>>> Sr. Developer @ Perseids Project
>>> Perseus Digital Library
>>> Tufts University
>>
>
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> Sr. Developer @ Perseids Project
> Perseus Digital Library
> Tufts University
>
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